Mars Area School District collected $6,146.70 to benefit Susan G. Komen Foundation as part of an annual Pink Out & “Hats for Heroes” fundraiser, held Oct. 14.
Mars Area Primary Center brought in $923.88; Mars Area Elementary School, $1,386.53; Mars Area Centennial School, $424.76; Mars Area Middle School, $1,273.33; and Mars Area High School; $103. The District also collected $2,035.20 in online donations.
All District students (K-12) were asked to make a donation in return for the opportunity to wear a hat in school. In addition, all students and staff were encouraged to wear pink as part of a District-wide “Pink Out” to raise awareness for the cause.
Donations will also be accepted online at www.info-komen.org/goto/MASDHatsForHeroes through the date of the 2023 Komen Pittsburgh More Than Pink Walk to be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 14, at Schenley Park.
For more information, call (724) 625-3145.